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Oct 13, 2012 6:30pm EDT
competing with one another. and in that competitive environment, the role of the government should be to protect that competition throughout robust enforcement of anti- competition statutes, but not to manage that competition from a regulatory perspective. >> and also joining us, joshed smith, from "the national journal." he recently wrote a long piece comparing the technology agendas of the two candidates. thank you for joining us, mr. smith. >> in the tech community, there are many verticals. they are all competing with each other. what are these companies looking for in the agendas of both candidates right now as far as clues for what might, head? obviously telecom issues are not something that often pop up on the campaign trail. where are the companies looking for clues as to what the agendas will be? >> i think ideally what they should be looking for is a common understanding of the rules of the road and the ability to enter the marketplace and compete with one another. i think part of the problem, and it is a real problem, when the regulators try to manage competition, one of
Oct 8, 2012 8:00am EDT
environment, highest valued use is typically measured by who is the highest bidder at the auction. but one of the artificial limits that i was mentioning was setting a limit in particular markets, especially where certain providers can't hold more than x amount. and if that amount that we limit, where we set the limit is not based on, you know, particular facts identifying competitive realities in the marketplace, our -- that view could unintendedly, you know, limit how robust the spectrum auction could be. >> host: now, commissioner pai, one of the concerns from the broadcasters is, first of all, they don't have extra spectrum is one of their thoughts, and also the spectrum that they gave up earlier has not been put into use. are those fair concerns? >> guest: well, i think it is important for us to take into account those concerns, and one of the four principles that i outlined in my statement when we approved the order last friday is that whatever action the commission takes, it as to be fair to all stakeholders. and one of the principal stakeholrs in this context are the television bro
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